Jeff Fleming Museum Director Email


Bonnie Valverde Director of Finance and Operations Email

Human Resources

Denise Hague Director of Human Resources Email


Laura Burkhalter Curator Email
Mia Laufer Associate Curator Email

Development & Membership

Tiffany Nagel Spinner Director of Development Email
Cassandra Tant Senior Manager of Membership and Development Email
Jon Freymark Membership + Database Administrator  Email
Debra Kurtz Gala + Development Events Manager Email

Museum Education + Interpretation

Jill Featherstone Director of Education Email
Mia Buch Museum Educator Email

Studio Arts

Chuck Purviance Director of Studio Arts Email
Jessica Villegas Studio Arts Educator  Email
Emily Buchanan Studio Arts Assisant Email

Marketing, Public Relations + Rentals

Amy Day Director of External Affairs Email
Anne McLuckie Digital Media Manager Email
Grace Braga Events Manager Email


Lindley Warren Mickunas Executive Assistant Email


Steve Zamzow Facilities Director Email

Registration and Installations

Megan Cohen Associate Registrar/Rights and Reproductions Email
Mickey Ryan Chief Registrar Email
Jay Ewart Chief Preparator Email

Visitor Experience

Brett Niederhauser Director of Security & Visitor Experience Email

Our Board of Trustees

Meet the board of trustees who carry out the mission and vision of the Des Moines Art Center.

Board of Trustees